Do you want to support your own recovery? Help others? Advance professionally in recovery-related work?

We connect your lived experience with new knowledge and skills that boost your unique talents.

MRC is Minnesota’s premier trainer in peer recovery support services and the state’s oldest Recovery Community Organization. We provide authentic, community-based peer training that prepares you to help strengthen the recovery community.

Recovery Ambassador Training

How can you help break the stigma of addiction? Become a recovery ambassador. This free training is open to anyone who wants to learn more about addiction and recovery and help change how substance use disorders are portrayed and perceived in our society.

Recovery Coach Academy

Seeking employment as a Peer Recovery Specialist? Want to be a recovery coach for your community? The Recovery Coach Academy is the comprehensive training that prepares you to provide one-to-one peer recovery support as a professional or volunteer.

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Continuing Education for Peer Recovery Specialists

Whether you need CEUs to maintain your Peer Recovery Specialist Certification, or you just want to hone your skills as a Recovery Coach, we offer a variety of learning experiences to meet your needs.

Telephone Recovery Support Training

If you love helping others and want to share your knowledge about recovery, consider becoming a Telephone Recovery Support Volunteer. This 2-part training prepares you to connect people with recovery resources through a weekly check-in call.

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Other Learning Opportunities

Minnesota Recovery Connection and other recovery-oriented organizations offer a variety of unique learning experiences for anyone interested in recovery from substance use disorder. Whether you are seeking or sustaining recovery, a recovery ally, or working in the field of recovery, check out these upcoming educational opportunities.

Capacity Building for Peer Recovery Support Services

Peer recovery support services improve recovery outcomes. Is your organization effectively using peer recovery support services? Need help integrating Peer Recovery Specialists into your continuum of care? We provide organizational assessments and develop custom training and other resources that will help your organization improve recovery outcomes through peer recovery support services. For more information, contact Wendy Jones at 612-584-4186, ext. 111 or